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THE ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER, SILVIO BERLUSCONI, HAS ROBUSTLY DEFENDED H...

The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has robustly defended his European policies in his first parliamentary speech since taking over the country's Foreign Ministry. Mr Berlusconi said Italy had a strong commitment to the European Union, and that

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

ARGENTINA'S PRESIDENT, EDUARDO DUHALDE, HAS CALLED FOR A "HISTORIC NAT...

Argentina's President, Eduardo Duhalde, has called for a "historic national dialogue" to take the country out of the worst economic crisis of its history. "I want to be one more worker in this convergence that unites the main members of political forces,

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1580

BRITISH POLICE HAVE REFUSED TO RULE OUT TAKING ACTION AGAINST PRINCE H...

British police have refused to rule out taking action against Prince Harry over his cannabis smoking and underage drinking. The youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, attended a drug rehabilitation clinic after he admitted t

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

A TOP MILITANT FROM PALESTINIAN LEADER'S YASSER ARAFAT'S FATAH PARTY W...

A top militant from Palestinian leader's Yasser Arafat's Fatah party was killed Monday in an explosion in the West Bank, Palestinian security officials said. In another development, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres announced that the Israeli governme

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

TURKISH PRIME MINISTER BULENT ECEVIT VISITS WASHINGTON THIS WEEK HOPIN...

Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit visits Washington this week hoping to dissuade President Bush from making Turkey's neighbor Iraq the next target of the "war on terror." Few doubt that Iraq will be top of the agenda when Ecevit, flying to Washington M

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 618

A MID-SIZED CARGO PLANE CRASHED IN NORTHERN SPAIN EARLY ON MONDAY, KIL...

A mid-sized cargo plane crashed in northern Spain early on Monday, killing its three crew members, an executive of Ibertrans, the package-delivery company that operated the plane, told CNN. The Brazilian-made dual propeller Embraer 120 lost contact with t

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 563

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR HELD TELEPHONE TALKS WITH SOUTH AFRI...

British Prime Minister Tony Blair held telephone talks with South African President Thabo Mbeki on the deepening political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe, officials said on Sunday. Leaders of the 14-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) bl

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

AL QAEDA MILITANTS PRACTICED CARRYING OUT A MASS ASSASSINATION OF WORL...

Al Qaeda militants practiced carrying out a mass assassination of world leaders and an attack on a motorcade, according to a video obtained in Afghanistan and broadcast on Australian television. The Australian Broadcasting Corp.

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

THE INDIAN MILITARY IS REPORTING A NEW MILITANT ATTACK IN KASHMIR, DES...

The Indian military is reporting a new militant attack in Kashmir, despite Islamabad's new pledge to root out terrorism. Two suspected militants were shot to death after they allegedly tried to attack a paramilitary camp in Srinigar Sunday.

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

RESPONDING TO AN ULTIMATUM FROM PRESIDENT ANDRES PASTRANA, COLOMBIA'S ...

Responding to an ultimatum from President Andres Pastrana, Colombia's largest rebel group said Sunday it will give up its control of a 16,000-square-mile demilitarized zone. The leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known by its Spanish acronym

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 789

A JOURNALIST WORKING FOR A LEADING AFRICAN NEWSPAPER HAS FLED ZIMBABWE...

A journalist working for a leading African newspaper has fled Zimbabwe and is in fear for his life after he was branded a terrorist on television by a minister in President Robert Mugabe's government. Dingilizwe Ntuli, a reporter working for South Africa'

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

AUDITING FIRM ARTHUR ANDERSEN INSTRUCTED ITS EMPLOYEES IN A MEMO TO DE...

Auditing firm Arthur Andersen instructed its employees in a memo to destroy most of their material relating to Enron just days before the energy trading company went bankrupt, according to a report in the latest edition of Time magazine. Enron markets ele

World | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

ISRAELI MISSILES FIRED FROM THE SEA HIT PALESTINIAN NAVAL TARGETS NEAR...

Israeli missiles fired from the sea hit Palestinian naval targets near Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's office in Gaza City on Saturday, Palestinian security sources said. They said one boat capsized and another was badly damaged, and a fue

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 610

MILITARY SOURCES IN KANDAHAR SAID SUNDAY THEY ARE HOLDING DETAINEES WH...

Military sources in Kandahar said Sunday they are holding detainees who had "plans to one day travel to the United States and kill Americans." Bagram air base north of Kabul -- now holding roughly 50 detainees -- appears to be an increasingly important ar

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 650

CYRUS R. VANCE, WHO RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER'S SECRETARY OF ...

Cyrus R. Vance, who resigned as President Jimmy Carter's Secretary of State over an ill-fated attempt to save American hostages from Iran, has died.

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

CHINA HAS LAUNCHED A MASSIVE 700 BILLION YUAN ($84 BILLION) 5-YEAR ENV...

China has launched a massive 700 billion yuan ($84 billion) 5-year environmental protection plan to combat a worsening pollution problem. By 2005 China hopes to have reduced the total amount of pollutants in the air, water and soil by 10 percent of 2000 l

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

WELCOMING PAKISTAN PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF'S PLEDGE TO CRACK DOWN O...

Welcoming Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's pledge to crack down on religious extremists, India says it will judge its neighbor's actions before it begins a military de-escalation or resumes dialogue. The statement marks the first Indian reaction to M

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 581

TWENTY AFGHAN WAR DETAINEES SPENT A "CALM AND PEACEFUL" FIRST NIGHT IN...

Twenty Afghan war detainees spent a "calm and peaceful" first night in a temporary detention center -- 6-by-8 chain-link cells on the U.S.

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

PAKISTAN'S PRESIDENT GEN. PERVEZ MUSHARRAF ROUNDLY DENOUNCED TERRORIST...

Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf roundly denounced terrorist fundamentalist Islamic elements in his nation in a highly anticipated speech as Pakistani police arrested dozens of people in Karachi on Saturday.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

POLICE IN PAKISTAN HAVE ARRESTED MORE THAN 200 SUSPECTED MILITANTS AHE...

Police in Pakistan have arrested more than 200 suspected militants ahead of a key speech by President Pervez Musharraf, seen widely as an opportunity to satisfy Indian demands that he curbs Islamic extremism.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 528

ISRAELI MISSILES FIRED FROM THE SEA EARLY SATURDAY STRUCK PALESTINIAN ...

Israeli missiles fired from the sea early Saturday struck Palestinian naval targets near Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat's office in Gaza City, according to Palestinian security sources. The strikes were the latest Israeli military and law enfo

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470
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